Sculptures in marble
by Benvenuto CELLINI

Although Cellini was unaccustomed to working in marble, he proved that he can handle it superbly well. His marble works recall the smooth delicacy of antique Greek statuary, examples of which were known by Cellini.

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Apollo and Hyacinth
1540s
Marble, height 191 cm
Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence


Apollo and Hyacinth (detail)
1540s
Marble
Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence


Crucifix
1562
Marble, height 185 cm
Monasterio de San Lorenzo, El Escorial


Crucifix (detail)
1562
Marble
Monasterio de San Lorenzo, El Escorial


Narcissus
1540s
Marble, height 149 cm
Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence


Ganymede
1540s
Marble, height 106 cm
Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence



Summary of works by Benvenuto Cellini
Perseus | other bronze statues
salt cellar | medals and coins
sculptures in marble
decorated armour | graphics



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